Ludacris and his Foundation are bringing Thanksgiving cheer to 250 metro Atlanta families

Ludacris and Roberta Shields

Rap mogul Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and his Ludacris Foundation are always busiest around the holidays. Unlike other foundations that give back only during tax season (I SEE YOU, Jay Z), Luda and his mom, Roberta Shields, give back to the community year round.

Ludacris and Roberta Shields

From Press release:

Atlanta, GA – Award winning musician and actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and his foundation, The Ludacris Foundation, remembers the importance of giving back and extending a helping hand to those that are less fortunate. In what has become a tradition, today The Ludacris Foundation distributed Thanksgiving turkeys, greens, and sweet potatoes to over 250 residents of metro Atlanta. The event was held at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center on 3404 Delmar Lane, SW Atlanta.

The TLF Thanksgiving turkey giveaway is a part of the Foundation’s LudaCares Initiative. The LudaCares Initiative is dedicated to supporting kids and families in need during the holiday season. Providing food, toys and surprise visits.

“This is the foundation’s eleventh year giving away turkeys and distributing food boxes for Thanksgiving. I especially look forward to this time of year because it allows me directly touch the people we are trying to help, said Ludacris. If we all pitch in we can help families who have unfortunately been overwhelmed by a hurting economy and possible joblessness. Collectively we can make a huge difference – You don’t need to be an entertainer or rich to help! Just do something small – something that says that they are not forgotten – something that says they are not alone.”

“Our major focus is youth – at the holiday time we uplift youth by uplifting the family” stated Roberta Shields, President of The Ludacris Foundation.
The Foundation helps people year around through our LudaCares Program.

“It’s a great feeling to sit with your love ones and share the many blessings that God has bestowed upon us during this holiday season. If we add to their blessings in a small way then we have accomplished our goal.”

Source: Barry L. Florence, Publicist



 


  • The Master Beta :D

    Thats great

  • Eye of Heart

    :applause: :thumbsup:

  • Ty

    Now this is one foundation that I actually see doing good in the hood. They helped my in laws big time after Katrina :trophy: Give the lil boys haircuts, schools supplies for the kids, Fast and Furious celeb. outings for the kids :yes:

  • deedeegirl

    That’s a great thing to do! Luda looks like he’s lost quite a bit of weight.

  • ohpretty1

    Met Ms. Roberta years ago…good spirit.

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/24/35-black-owned-etsy-store_n_1111474.html Orange Blossom

    :pray: thank the heavens for a new post.

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/24/35-black-owned-etsy-store_n_1111474.html Orange Blossom

    thats wonderful Ty! :D

  • Eye of Heart

    @Ty, that’s great!! I love seeing celebs doing good for the community! Meek mill is feeding a bunch of family’s in Philly today and tomorrow. :applause: Last year I think he gave away a bunch of toys out in the hood too.

  • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

    deedeegirl says:

    That’s a great thing to do! Luda looks like he’s lost quite a bit of weight.
    _____________

    It’s an old photo.

  • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

    :tea: good juob, good job

  • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

    I’m hearing Hosea Feed the hungry, don’t have enough turkeys this year :tea:

  • Dem Babies Mama Bombshell Esq

    Luda looks skinny…. good Job though :yes:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=temAjb9d-5s 69

    This is the reason why I have a lot of respect for Ludacris and Jeezy. They actually make it a priority to give back. I remember back during his Luva Luva days on 97.5 and him saying that “if” he blew up, he would NEVER forget where he came from.

    Luda alright in my eyes… Even tho his music is garbage to meh. :kona:

  • Bigbadwolf

    :clap: It’s always good to help people in need. Treat others like you would want to be treated.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=temAjb9d-5s 69

    jeniefrumdabloc says:

    I’m hearing Hosea Feed the hungry, don’t have enough turkeys this year :tea:
    ________________
    Maybe Knee Knee and them teef can donate a few to the cause.

    :D <— NeNe smiling at the Hosea photo-op

  • CALI CHA

    so the Water Project in Africa is much ado about nothing…Oh okay…LOL I see you Jay :love:

  • gypsyeyes

    Luda is a big giver and so is TI and Jeezy. But of course they won’t get any shine!!!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=temAjb9d-5s 69

    405
    Antonia
    Gypsy
    Beta

    :kiss:

  • IsThisThingOn…

    :applause: for Luda and Mom

  • The Master Beta :D

    69 :waves:

  • Ty

    This is the reason why I have a lot of respect for Ludacris and Jeezy. They actually make it a priority to give back.
    ________
    :yes: Hey hun :hug:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    That’s what UP! :thumbsup:

    Now, Imma need you to make a list with names, and shoes sizes, and addresses, so you can send them babies some Christmas gifts Luda! :eek:

    #justdoit :D

  • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

    Man this day is dragging :yawn: its only 2 :cry:

  • Bootcampgirl

    Afternoon Folks, today is my Friday :woohoo:
    Congrats to all folks who give back…
    @Gyp, now you know we will be getting a post about how TI single handedly cured world hunger for Turkey Day… :kona:

  • Bootcampgirl

    @69 ain’t that the lady who was on trial for killing her niece/nephew?

  • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

    :clap:

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/24/35-black-owned-etsy-store_n_1111474.html Orange Blossom

    Bootcampgirl says:

    @69 ain’t that the lady who was on trial for killing her niece/nephew?
    ______________________________________

    who the fat lady?? :eek: how she killed em? ate em?

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    I give Respect where it’s due!

    With as mannie stars *snickers* that are out here, more can do more IMB!
    Even if it’s just going to speak to the kiddies :shrug: Things like that’ll make a difference IMB :tea:

  • Bootcampgirl

    @Orange, they were saying she rolled on top of him/her

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    who the fat lady?? :eek: how she killed em? ate em?

    SMOOSHED :eek:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    :shakebutt: :hug: Happy Thanksgiving!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    :thinking: Or is it SMUSHED? Hrmmmmmmm

  • Bootcampgirl

    I think the epi was called 200 ton killer

  • Bootcampgirl

    :buttshake: same to ya :danban1:

  • Ty

    Damn she looks as big as the guy they had to air lift outta his house :smack:

    Cant nobody be that damn hungry :nono:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    MsTake
    Keep on Keeping ON! :cheer:
    ^^^^^^
    Things friends tell their not-skinny friends :hahaha: #imkiddingyew :wail:

    :love:

  • Who Dat

    Luda and his mom, Roberta Shields, give back to the community year round.

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Awe. MamaLuda is purdy :hug:

    Happy Thanksgiving. This is wonderful

  • Bootcampgirl

    Sorry, Half Ton

  • Ty

    More like SMASHED :wtf:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    Ty
    I saw somewhere where it said to “fake shop” online, and add to cart, then close, then ten minutes later check your e-mails for coupons from that store :shrug: You heard about this? :eek:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    SMOOSHED
    SMUUSHED
    SMASHED
    :wail:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    PANCAKED

  • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

    :newpost: on Beautiful Michelle Obama

  • Ty

    Marc Anthony’s ex-wife Dayanara Torres is seeking a increase in child support.

    Actress Dayanara Torres, the ex-wife of Latin crooner Marc Anthony, is dragging the singer to court this week to demand a nearly tenfold increase in child-support payments, sources exclusively tell Page Six. We’re told Anthony already pays $13,000 a month in child support and an additional $3,500 in spousal support to Torres. But his jilted ex is looking to increase her child-support payout to a whopping $112,000 a month, based on Anthony’s huge earnings.
    Puerto Rican-born Torres, a former Miss Universe, and Anthony were married in 2000 but divorced in 2004. The couple have two children, Cristian, 12, and Ryan, 10. Torres, we’re told, has been telling friends that Anthony doesn’t pay enough child support. A source told us: “She has a running joke with her friends — she asks them to ask for her money if they run into Marc.” But Anthony, who married Jennifer Lopez a week after his divorce from Torres was finalized, says he’s all paid up.
    “Marc has paid every penny, well over $13,000 a month,” said the singer’s lawyer, Daniel Jaffe, who added that Anthony “has paid for all of the kids’ schooling, band lessons, camps, and all medical and dental costs. Virtually everything.” He says Anthony plans to ¬oppose Torres’ move in court. Anthony makes millions from touring, acting and a clothing line with Kohl’s. He also has a small stake in the NFL’s Miami Dolphins.
    Anthony, who divorced Lopez in 2012, was most recently linked to Chloe Green, the daughter of Topshop founder Sir Philip Green, for more than a year. The salsa star performed Thursday night in Las Vegas at the Latin Grammy Awards.
    Torres in 2008 wrote a book about her breakup with Anthony, “Married to Me: How Committing to Myself Led to Triumph After Divorce.” She moved to the United States last year to further her acting career. Her lawyer didn’t get back to us by press time.
    Jacked from Page Six
    ______________
    I didn’t know Marc had other kids outside of JLO :shrug:

    @ Yall :nono: but Im going to try it LOL

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    :hug: Screw

    Jenny, I still haven’t eaten :eek:

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/24/35-black-owned-etsy-store_n_1111474.html Orange Blossom

    Doesn’t Talk To Strangers says:

    Ty
    I saw somewhere where it said to “fake shop” online, and add to cart, then close, then ten minutes later check your e-mails for coupons from that store You heard about this?
    ________________________

    what a coinky dink. i just got me a turkey fryer from sears online and i musta took too long to checkout so they emailed me to see whats the hold up and i got a coupon. all happened in the same hour. they some impatient little elves.

    you got kids? shop thru upromise dot com. they always have their own set of coupons too. :yes:

  • gypsyeyes

    and that Hosea thing…Porsha always talking about her g-father’s legacy and she should have put in her contract with Bravo that they will commit to Hosea Feed the Hungry. I mean how you on tv talking about the organization and then get on the radio talking about ‘we don’t have enough turkeys’ yall didn’t know that shyt before this week? Elizabeth should be fussing at Porsha because the org is getting more exposure and she didn’t play her cards right.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

    Children deserve to live like their parents :shrug:

    Folks trip me out! Like if it was Donald Trump, and he had a baby with a :chickenhead: Oh well, that baby deserves to live like Dad IMB :grill:

  • kamadiva

    so what’s the tea about Luda expecting a child and it is not with Eudoxie?

  • tellem

    not a debbie downer, but, 250 is that all?

  • Ty

    kamadiva says:

    so what’s the tea about Luda expecting a child and it is not with Eudoxie?
    ___________
    :popcorn:

    #nosey

  • Ty

    tellem says:

    not a debbie downer, but, 250 is that all?
    ___________
    How many u feeding chile :waiting:

  • IsThisThingOn…

    :kona:

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/24/35-black-owned-etsy-store_n_1111474.html Orange Blossom

    tellem says:

    not a debbie downer, but, 250 is that all?
    ____________________

    “….and greens and sweet potatoes”

    they probably picked a community center and gave to those that the center services or whoever is signed up to a particular program.

    plus, a whole turkey can feed at least a few folks for about a week.